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Nearly 200 Years—Learn More About Norwich

  • Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Tara Kulkarni. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

    Water for Everyone

  • Photo: Author Jonathan Mingle speaks at Norwich University Writers Series

    Author talks Black Carbon, Climate Change

  • $132K NSF Grant for Vermont Lakes Research

    $132K NSF Grant for Vermont Lakes Research

  • Norwich University Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) bears the initials of NU Distinguished Leader in Residence General Gordon R. Sullivan, USA (Ret.) ’59. At the CGRS launch, he urged swift action on the challenge of climate change. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

    Climate Change: “It’s not a myth—it’s real.”

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Building Resilient Communities through Interdisciplinary Research and Design Collaboration

Tara Kulkarni, PhD, PE

The Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) brings Norwich University’s unique strengths in leadership, security, experiential education, and perseverance to resilient community building. Our work centers on human resilience.

OUR VALUES are grounded in the guiding values of Norwich University, as well as the vision and mission of the center and include the following:

We see passion, curiosity, quest for answers, creative thinking and collaborative problem solving as our primary tenets.
We respect diverse points of view as a cornerstone of our democracy.
We bring our commitment, expertise, and professionalism, as well as our enthusiasm, empathy, and thoughtfulness in answering the global calls to action.
We hold in highest esteem our people and reputation.
We live the Norwich motto—I will try!—meaning perseverance in the face of adversity, and will use this to build resiliency in our communities.

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    NU Student a Standout at International Conference In May 2018, when Elizabeth Ells ’18 arrived at Resilient Cities, the Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, Germany, she was in for a surprise. Of all the students in attendance at this international conference, she Read More
  • $132K NSF Grant for Vermont Lakes Research

    $132K NSF Grant for Vermont Lakes Research Norwich University Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Laurie Grigg has earned a $132,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support her research on insights into the impacts of climate change on Vermont lakes. The NSF recently announced Read More
  • Kulkarni Wins Grant for CGRS Work

    CGRS Director Tara Kulkarni (far right) with her engineering students. (Photo by Mark Collier.) In November 2017, the Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) at Norwich University was awarded a $2,500 High Meadows Fund grant (supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation), to support the development of the mission, composition, role and responsibilities Read More
  • CGRS Holds Resilience Summit

    In April 2017, just a month after its official unveiling, Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) hosted its first summit, “Think Global, Act Local.” Co-sponsored by Community Resilience Organizations, the event’s offerings included inspiring presentations by local Read More
  • CGRS Co-Hosts State Hazard Mitigation Plan Working Groups

    Photo: Hazard-mitigation experts at work in an office space Norwich University’s Center for Global Resilience and Security together with Vermont Emergency Management will co-host Vermont’s Hazard Mitigation Action Planning workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Kreitzberg Library. The workshop brings together Vermonters from diverse Read More
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